12 April 2013 10:48 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Bob Costas has slammed CBS Sports' television coverage of the Masters golf tournament, saying the network has never acknowledged the "history of racism and sexism" by the Augusta National Golf Club, the private club that runs the historic tournament. Augusta National, which was established in 1933, did not admit its first black member until 1990, and it did not invite a woman to join until 2012, despite organized protests from the National Council of Women's Organizations and pickets outside the grounds of the event. In 2003 and 2004, it required CBS to »


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